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Droughts and Heat Waves

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  • Tomato plants are especially vulnerable to persistent herbicides

    Tomato plants are especially vulnerable to persistent herbicides
    All of the leaves on some of my tomato plants have curled down, except a few twisted in all directions. They were growing great for a while. It looks contagious because they're all together. What is this?
  • Bel Air advised to move forward with second phase of regional water supply

    Bel Air advised to move forward with second phase of regional water supply
    The Bel Air Town Commissioners were advised last week to move forward with the next phase of negotiations in the establish of a regional water and sewer authority. In a presentation during a work session Nov. 26, Craig A. Ward, Bel Air representative...

    'Abnormally dry' conditions developing across Central Maryland

    'Abnormally dry' conditions developing across Central Maryland
    "Abnormally dry" conditions have developed across a swath of Central Maryland, after much of the state spent 2012 in some level of drought conditions. About 22 percent of the state is unusually dry, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. The area...

    Bel Air looks for new solutions to drought issues

    Bel Air looks for new solutions to drought issues
    The Town of Bel Air is considering new options for supplying water during droughts. Bill Walsh, president of Maryland American Water, recently presented town commissioners with options to ensure the town is able to secure a water supply during times...

    Rocky Gorge Dam, a 'thing of beauty and pleasure'

    Rocky Gorge Dam, a 'thing of beauty and pleasure'
    From an enormous command center in West Laurel, Karen Wright and her staff with the Systems Control Group of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission constantly check the 10 color-coded computer monitors that ring the curved room. Many of the large...